What are the origins of Lent?

Joanne M. Pierce, College of the Holy Cross, The Conversation
Posted 2/17/24

In late winter, many Christian denominations observe a 40-day period of fasting and prayer called Lent. This is in preparation for the spring celebration of Easter, a religious holiday commemorating the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. …

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